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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(11): 1832-1838
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.215


Farmer Producer Organization as an Opportunity to Strengthen Small and Marginal Farmers: A Case study in Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh
Prishila Kujur*, Aryama Bharati and Urmila Bhagat
Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492012, India
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Abstract:

Chhattisgarh plains had highest number of Producer Organizations with 74.62 percent of total FPOs in state. The study included both survey method and case study methodology. The study attempts to understand the current status of ownership, management, financial viability, business performance and socio-economic impact of FPOs on producer-members in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh plains. The highest number of registered FPOs was supported by NABARD followed by Directorate of Horticulture and Farm Forestry Chhattisgarh state and SFAC respectively with 43.85 percent, 36.15 percent and 20.00 percent respectively. The highest number of FPOs was formed in Rajnandgaon district, thus the district was selected for study. FPO named Maa Bamleshwari Dugdh Utpadak Sahkari Samiti (MBDUSS) was promoted by NGO ‘Maa Bamleshwari Janhitkari Samiti’ in the direction of Padmshree Smt. Phoolbasan Devi ji. MBDUSS was one and only FPO owned and run by women in Chhattisgarh Plains had earned highest profit per member with Rs.1300.72 among all of the Producer Organizations in Rajnandgaon district as well as in Chhattisgarh Plains in year 2017-18.


Keywords: Farmers producer organizations, Small and marginal farmers, Marketing
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Prishila Kujur, Aryama Bharati and Urmila Bhagat. 2019. Farmer Producer Organization as an Opportunity to Strengthen Small and Marginal Farmers: A Case study in Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(11): 1832-1838. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.215